As a rule he wore shabby ducks, but now he was barefoot and wore only the lava-lava of the natives.
He passed two or three natives clad in nothing but the lava-lava, with huge umbrellas over them.
Old Oti's pride had been touched, for he suddenly stripped down his lava-lava and showed me the unmistakable scar of a bullet.
The trader took a cigarette from a fold in his lava-lava and gave one to Dr Macphail.
The truth is that a lava-lava and a coating of oil are much the most healthy and practical costume in a tropical climate.
He fell against the hammock and two large round ship's biscuits slipped from under his lava-lava.
All the men wore trousers, for the Church has decided that the lava-lava is indecent.
I am wearing only a lava-lava, and this faint sea-breeze blowing over me almost makes me forget the engines and their troubles.